LES 2017 Annual Meeting

Hotel and Travel Information

 

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
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UNITED STATES BORDER CROSSING INFORMATION

Non-U.S. Citizens Entering the United States
NON-U.S. citizens traveling to the United States from their point of origin must contact the U.S. consulate, high commission or embassy for information before leaving your home country. You can find out what documents you need to enter the United States and get any recent changes in the U.S. immigration policies. You can also find out whether or not you will need a temporary visa and the cost, if applicable.

NEED A VISA?

If you are traveling to the United States from visa-requiring countries https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html please contact the U.S. State Department, Bureau of Counselor Affairs and they will provide you with the information needed to obtain a VISA. You can also find detailed information on what you should know when visiting the United States from an international destination by clinking on this link https://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors.

If you need a letter of invitation to attend the LES 2017 Annual Meeting, you may obtain it by making request through the LES email box at meetings@les.org. Please provide your full name, title, organization, and complete mailing address.

THE WEATHER

October weather in Chicago varies from crisp and sunny to cool. October, much like September, has the potential to show visitors very comfortable days and evenings with mild temperatures and clear skies.

  • Average October temperature: a comfortable 63°F
  • October average high: 64°F
  • October average low:  43ºF

There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 56% of the 11 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Chicago in October is 14°C (57°F).
What to pack for Chicago in October:

  • Warm clothing; sweaters, light jackets, heavier jacket; closed-toe shoes, boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm hat
Thermal underwear makes chilly winter days easier to withstand.

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

LES is in the process of negotiating travel discounts for our Annual Meeting Attendees from major airline carriers.